Hinduja Group's Switch Mobility signs MoU with MoEVing for 2,500 electric delivery vehicles

Five SWITCH IeV4 vehicles from the initial order for 100 vehicles have been delivered.

Autocar Pro News Desk By Autocar Pro News Desk calendar 17 Apr 2024 Views icon8765 Views Share - Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to LinkedIn Share to Whatsapp
L to R - Mahesh Babu, CEO, SWITCH Mobility Ltd. with Vikash Mishra, Founder and CEO, MoEVing

L to R - Mahesh Babu, CEO, SWITCH Mobility Ltd. with Vikash Mishra, Founder and CEO, MoEVing

Switch Mobility Ltd. (SWITCH), the electric vehicle arm of the Hinduja Group, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MoEVing, an electric mobility platform, to deliver 2,500 units of its IeV4 electric light commercial vehicles (LCVs). 

Five SWITCH IeV4 vehicles from the initial order for 100 vehicles were delivered on Wednesday, the company statement said. 

The IeV4, recently launched by Switch Mobility, is a light commercial vehicle (LCV) is a variant of the SWITCH IeV Series. Designed with a 32.2 kWh battery, it offers a 120 km range. Secondly, it comes with 60 kW motor and 230 Nm torque and boasts a 1700 kg payload capacity connected with telematics solution. This system optimises routes, promotes efficient driving, prevents breakdowns, and provides real-time data for streamlined deliveries, the company added.

Mahesh Babu, CEO, SWITCH Mobility Ltd., said, "Our SWITCH IeV4 which is India’s first eLCV in 3.5-ton category is built on a cutting-edge 310V high-voltage architecture for enhanced performance. Our vehicle offers superior payload, extended range and maximised volumetric space, all resulting in a significantly better TCO, making the SWITCH IeV4 the smarter choice for a greener future."

Vikash Mishra, Founder and CEO, MoEVing said, "We will be introducing this innovative vehicle across all our customer networks, enhancing our commitment to transforming logistics with cutting-edge solutions."

The company aims to manufacture approximately 3,000 units per year, catering to diverse applications like cargo transport, containers, garbage collection, and refrigerated vans. Switch Mobility has already secured MoUs for 12,000 to 13,000 e-LCVs, demonstrating strong early demand.

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